Saints Upset Colts 35-31 in Super Bowl Simulation

Posted on February 4, 2010

Electronic Arts Madden Super Bowl 44 Simulation

The New Orleans Saints upset the Indianapolis Colts with a score of 35-31 in Super Bowl XLIV simulation run by Madden NFL 10 on Xbox 360. The Colts leading 24-21 after three quarters. The fourth quarter begins with a big play, courtesy of the Saints' special teams, when Reggie Bush returns a punt for a 42-yard touchdown. However, with minutes left in the game the duo of Joseph Addai and Peyton Manning put the Colts back on top with a go-ahead touchdown pass. With the game hanging in the balance, Drew Brees hits David Thomas for an 11-yard touchdown and the game winning score. Drew Brees takes home MVP honors as the Saints earn their first Super Bowl Championship title in the franchise's 46 year history.

Madden NFL 10 used each team's current roster and the latest player statistics. EA Sports says it has correctly predicted the Super Bowl winner for five out of the last six years, since the official Madden NFL Super Bowl simulation began in 2004. Here is a video of the Super Bowl simulation.

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